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World Rugby reveals match official change for England v Boks semifinal

NEWS: World Rugby has confirmed a change to the match official appointments for the World Cup 2023 semifinal between England and South Africa.


Andrew Brace (Ireland), who was selected to be one of the assistant referees, has been ruled out after he pulled a calf muscle.

Mathieu Raynal (France) has now stepped in to replace the Irish match official.

The semifinal will take place at Stade de France in Saint-Denis.

Updated match official line-up for England v South Africa:

Referee: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand)
Assistant Referees: Mathieu Raynal (France), Paul Williams (New Zealand)
TMO: Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)

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